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MUNICIPAL.

Caversham.—Tho meeting of tho Caversham Council, held last night, was attended by tho Mayor, (Mr M'Larcn), Crs Wilson, Nutting, Roberts, Lawless, Coverlid, Jones, Cole, Kirby, Bridgman, Young, M'Bcatb, and Baverstock. The Finance Committee reported that LIS3 17s had been paid into the bank since last meeting. Report adopted.—The Works and Baths Committee recommended tho Council to place a stone kerbing on the footpath at the corner of Cliffs road. They had instructed the Inspector to prepare specifications for work on the reserve. They recommended the Council to repair the dangerous part of the upper part of the Caversham Valley road at a cost of about L 9 adopted, Mr Robert Paulin wrote forwarding an account for L 5 for damages done to bis garden at St. Clair by trespassing cattle.—Referred to the ranger. Some complaints having been received from ratepayers with regard to the way in which the contractor for the removal of nightsoil was performing his duties, it was resolved that the clerk write to him and call his attention to the complaints ; and also state that if they were not immediately attended to the Council would do the work at his expense. Mornixoton.— A meeting of the Mornington Council was held last evening, and was attended by the Mayor (Mr Secular), Crs Cahill, Page, Caffin, Reynolds, Wills, and Grindley. The Works Committee recommended that all correspondence re Elgin road bo forwarded to Mr A. Bathgate, and tho matter be left in his hands with power to act; that the tenders of Parker and Co, for L3G IGs, and of Craigie and Co. for Ll7 10s bo accepted ; that Mr Harvey be allowed enough stone from the quarry at prime cost, the Council declining to incur any expense in the matter,—The Finance Committee reported that various sums had been paid into the bank. The amount expended was L 155 Gs lid, and the bank overdraft stood at L 993 18s.—The following motions were carried:—“ That in future all works passed by this Council be carried out in the order in which they are passed.”— “That this Council procceil to erect a fence on Mr Banbury’s section, failing his compliance with the request of this Council, duly conveyed by letter.”—“That a sense of the great loss sustained by tho Council through the death of Cr Campbell be recorded on the minute?.” —“ That if His Worship can arrange for the grant of laud from the holder of the late Mr Scott’s and adjoining properti-s, a sum not exceeding L 8 be expended in forming the footpath in Glen avenue.”—“That the clerk notify Mrs Matthews that the metalling of the road is to be held over dining the pleasure of the Council, and that tho metal before being spread be squared for measuring ; and further, that the filling at the entrance from Hawthorne avenue be filled out to Mr Aikmau’s boundary withou delay.”

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MUNICIPAL., Evening Star, Issue 7982, 10 August 1889

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MUNICIPAL. Evening Star, Issue 7982, 10 August 1889

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